Understanding Trauma and Trauma Responsive Educational Practices

This course will support you in understanding:

  • What trauma is and the neuroscience behind understanding the dysregulated behaviors presented by students who have experienced trauma

  • A framework for the strategies that transform schools and classrooms into contexts that promote post-traumatic growth

  • Evidence-based benefits for investing in ensuring that your pedagogical practices are trauma responsive

  • Quick start universal precaution practices


By the end of this course you will have developed the following competencies to be demonstrated in the classroom:

  • Awareness of the prevalence of childhood trauma and the effects on learning

  • Asking informative questions to move beyond reacting to surface-level acting-out behaviors

  • Assessing the classroom environment for supportive universal precaution practices


You will complete:

  • Practice Assignments

    • Identify opportunities to increase universal precaution practices to create and maintain physical, psychological, and emotional safety at school

  • Reflections on Practice 

    • Complete TREP self-assessments, develop personalized learning and practice improvement goals


Online Course Cost: $45 per person 

  • Group enrollment is available by purchase order by emailing info@trepeducator.org

  •  A 25% discounted rate is available for groups of 150 or more at $34 per person.


Certificates and Continuing Education Units: 

  • Upon course completion you will receive a completion certificate indicating the number of eligible continuing education course hours (8 course hours). Awarding of CEUs is subject to approval by your institution. 


You will have access to the course for 12 months.


Questions: Please contact info@trepeducator.org 

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